State games entry deadlines approaching

Entry deadlines are approaching for the 2017 Big Sky State Games.  Deadlines vary for each sport in the July 14-16 Games.  Interested athletes are encouraged to sign up early.  In order to receive an official T-shirt and for best price, registration must be received by June 30.          

Enter online at or pick up an entry booklet statewide at First Interstate Bank, Wendy’s, Scheels, and most sporting goods stores.  

All sports have a June 30 T-shirt deadline.  Most sports have a June 30 entry deadline. Some exceptions will be made based on availability, schedules, etc. 

June 30: Basketball, Rugby (after deadline contact commissioner), Shooting - Rifle, Pistol (After deadline approved by event director ONLY)

July 6: Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball (Adult and Girls 7th & 8th)

July 7: Biathlon (Summer and Mountain Bike at event site), Equestrian Dressage, Flag Football, Golf, Handball, Pickleball, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field

July 11: Triathlon/Duathlon, Ultimate Frisbee (After deadline check with commissioner for availability.)

July 12: Cycling (Road Race and Time Trial), Racquetball, Table Tennis.

July 13: Road Race, TaeKwonDo/Judo.

Day of Event - Archery, Armwrestling, Billiards, Bowling, Cycling (Mountain Bike), Disc Golf, Equestrian Jumping, Horse and Pony Shows, Fencing, Karate, Roller Skating, Shooting -Trapshooting, Soaked Run, Weightlifting (Powerlifting & Olympic)

July 21: Wrestling (at weigh - in)

July 22: Shooting- Cowboy Action, Sporting Clays, 5-Stand (if space allows)

Major sponsors of the Games are Kampgrounds of America, First Interstate Bank, and BlueCross BlueShield of Montana.  Wendy’s sponsors Opening Ceremonies.  For more information call the Big Sky State Games office at (406) 254-7426 or visit the website,

Upcoming Events

Saturday, July 20, 2019
Third Saturdays, 1 p.m., The Crossings, 600 Roundhouse Dr.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Tuesdays, Noon, Beartooth Grill, 305 1st Ave. S.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Fourth Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Eagles Hall, 313 W. Main, 628-4503
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
10 a.m., Laurel Public Library, 720 West Third Street, Laurel, 628-4961
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., check for more info. Find them on Facebook . Email them to find out meeting time and to join: The club will have a meeting or volunteer activity. Meeting location is Sid's East Side Bar & Grill on first and third Wednesdays of each month. Members and guests eat free.  Volunteer activity on the second Wednesday of each month. Check their facebook page for updates.  Every fourth Wednesday is for a club social activity. 
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Tuesdays, Noon, Beartooth Grill, 305 1st Ave. S.


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